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CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 7:00pm EST
, the presidential campaign of 2004, and 2008, and first lady michele obama and her role in the obama white house. i met rachel at an event this year where i bought a book, the book she wrote, "american tapestry: the story of the black, white, and multiracial ancestors of michelle obama". after hearing her talk, i'd bought six more copies. i bought them for all my family members and to give out as christmas gifts. now after having read her book i can tell you it was a good investment. it helps me better understand my own family and many mysteries surrounding my own family. rachel l. swams's book is a compelling story that stirs deep emotions. it is also a story that would break them here and with that, let's welcome rachel l. swams. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. >> thank you for coming. in the years leading up to the presidential election, the focus seems to be on barack obama's roots and his family and the fact that he wrote his own biography. now in your book "american tapestry," you put the focus on michele obama. tell us about how you got started doing that and what inspired
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2012 3:00pm EST
relationship with his own wife, michelle obama. >> host: does he have any direct contact with the president? >> guest: no. no contact. after obama won the presidency, the reverend right told me that he sent him a note congratulating him on achieving his amibition, as he put it. and that he didn't expect a note to get to him directly so he gave it to a neighbor of obama, who the reverend wright now to hand-deliver it, and he doesn't know to this day whether that note was deliver. >> host: who is steve rogers who you also interview from chicago. >> guest: a professor at the kellogg school of management at northwestern university. >> host: what was his connection with president obama? >> guest: like many african-american businessmen and leaders, whom i interviewed, he was early -- he was an early backer and supporter of obama. after obama lost a congressional primary to bobby rush in 2000, rush is the former black panther but now congressman. he was deeply in debt. he went around looking for people to donate money to his cause. and steve rogers, very successful businessman at that ti
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
this campaign. talking about michelle obama and ann romney. tom fitzgerald is in the web center. the role of spouse changeed for decades and changing again. they're not talking husbands but policy. >> and that is not that longing on that a spouse was basically relegated in their appearances to women's -- women's political clubs and that is a distant memory these days. both of these women, michelle obama and ann romney are out there talking policy and enjoying huge crowds made up of both men and women. they can be their own step in the first step along forming a political career of their own. they have the skills and have been on display as recently as today. romney in columbus, ohio, and the first lady speaking in jacksonville. >> we believe that the truth matters. and you don't take shortcuts and gain the system. finally, we believe in keeping our priorities straight we know good and well that cutting sesame street is no way to balance our budget. we know better than that. >> and this is a special day for me today. this is my last day. for doing my came -- on my own. for whatev
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
barack obama. he will be joined by first lady michelle obama and you'll see it here live. it will be the president's last speech in what has been a very, very long campaign. >> 24 hours to go. >> only one day left. >> it is here. >> and it is on. >> oh, my goodness! yes! >> where does this race stand. >> i mean what i say and i say what i mean. >> talk is cheap. >> look to the record. >> i said i would repeal don't ask don't tell. we repealed it. >> talk is cheap. look to the record. >> welcome home. >> now is the time to deliver on health care. >> all men and women are created equal. >> same sex couples should be able to get married. >> talk is cheap. >> corporations are people, my friend. >> i like to be able to fire people who provide services to me. >> i was a severely conservative republican governor. >> the optics are bad, the sound is even worse. >> he can't help it, he was born with a silver foot in his mouth. >> a razor tight race. >> we've given all people need to know. >> do you know who mitt romney is. >> we know he doesn't want to answer. >> there's going to be a civil w
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
. first lady, michelle obama. after watching her every move, whether it was planting the white house garden or teaching us how to dougy. we have all become well-versed in the michelle obama of first ladyhood. it didn't follow the hillary clinton model putting her ivy league degrees behind promoting policy or the traditional model of first ladies who, let's face it, have tended not to move around so much. michelle obama has carved out a unique way of being first lady, simply being herself. remember her official white house photo. what you might most recall about it are, two things unlike any portrait of any first lady before and after. her left and right arms. welcome to the gun show. you will see something more remarkable. right there in the room with her looking out over her well-toned left shoulder is president obama thomas jefferson. by picking this back drop, the first lady also brought into the room another part of white house history where women like her were treated like property instead of people. there she stands on the other end of that timeline, a living rebuke to that his
CNN
Nov 6, 2012 1:00am PST
michelle obama expected to talk. mitt romney there, you see a live shot of the president obama event in des moines, iowa. a lot more ahead. we'll bring it to you as it happens. our election eve reporting continues in a moment. >> announcer: you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity and turn your life upside down. >> hi. >> hi. you know, i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. >> you just read my mind. >> announcer: just one little piece of information and they can open bogus accounts, stealing your credit, your money and ruining your reputation. that's why you need lifelock to relentlessly protect what matters most... [beeping...] helping stop crooks before your identity is attacked. and now you can have the most comprehensive identity theft protection available today... lifelock ultimate. so for protection you just can't get anywhere else, get lifelock ultimate. >> i didn't know how serious identity theft was until i lost my credit and eventually i lost my home. >> announcer: credit monitoring is not enough, because it tells you after the f
Univision
Nov 2, 2012 5:35am PDT
michelle obama estuvo también, el mensaje es claro, n osolamente motivar a los electores, sino que estos también motiven a amigos . >> la campaña de mitt romney dice que entra en la recta final con confianza . >> compitiendo en estados que consideran que votan por el presidente . >> reconocen que el estado del sol es importante, esta imagen bipartidista donde recorre las calles con el gobernador pudo haber ayudado al primer mandatario, muchos republicanos critican que el gobernador felicite a el presidente de los estados unidos barack obama por el desastre. >> sin embargo no pensamos que el ciclon cambie la ña >> analistas dicen que son pocos los indecisos, se trata de quién mueva los simpatizantes a las urnas . >> vfamos a ver el mapa electoral para ver los cuatro estados indecisos, el presidente de los estados unidos barack obama lleva según las encuesta ventaja en los estados en pantalla, que nos deja colorado, ohio, virginia y florida para llega alos 270, mitt romney tendrai que lelgar a los cuatro, a el presidente de los estados unidos barack obama le basta que gane cualq
Current
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm PDT
interviewer asked him are they all michelle obama? and he said no half of them are michelle obama, and some of them are afraid they are going to get a primary from michelle obama. and that dictates how they behave. >> jennifer: thank you so much michael. oh florida you are so close why don't you just on board, and we'll all start the party tuesday night. ♪ >> jennifer: let's take a closer look at one of the swing states where polls are showing president obama gaining, a new, very slight edge but gaining nonetheless and that's in florida. as of today the president is up by one point there, that's according to a new poll out today. romney was up as recently as this weekend. and a week ago republicans had a significant advantage in mail in ballots. but when early voting started last week there were lines around the block. >> we cut the typical advantage the republicans have by about 85% going into saturday the start of early vote. over 48 hours, we blew the doors off of early voting in 48 hours and took the advantage that republicans had and eliminated it. six days of early voting gone.
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
our panelists. we're waiting for live events with president 3w5uobama and michelle obama. a lot more ahead, we'll bring it to you as it happens, our election eve reporting continues in a moment. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. we'rwith questions fromtump sombing elections.kies do you know where your polling place is? maybe somewhere around my house. mine's just, right over that way. well you can find out exactly where it is using bing elections. it's a good day for politics. which way do you lean politically? conservative. republican. well, using the bing news selector you can find news from whichever way you lean. (together) social on this side, financial. which party is currently predicted to win a majority in the senate? the republicans? would you make a bet on that? no. are you chicken? >>> pres
CNN
Nov 6, 2012 1:00am EST
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ABC
Nov 6, 2012 2:35am EST
long, exhausting months on the campaign trail. a look at first lady michelle obama and ann romney, who hopes to call 1600 pennsylvania avenue home soon enough. she was at a rally in virginia yesterday. they had a -- a line along the lines, are we going to be neighbors soon? the crowd loved that. a cool line. it is d-day. >>> first, president obama will spend this election day in chicago where he will watch the returns come in tonight. >> but before heading home he held one last campaign rally in iowa. the state that started it all for him four years ago. with his voice hoarse, appearing to wipe a tear from his eye, the president told a crowd of 20,000 in des moines that real progress has been made over the last four years but there is more work to do. >>> meanwhile, mitt romney wrapped up his final rally of the day before a crowd of 12,000 in manchester, new hampshire, unexpected battleground state. a sentimental journey since romney kicked off the campaign in the state and has been back almost 25 times this year. a lot of time and money for four electoral votes but they're going
NBC
Nov 20, 2012 4:30am PST
being honored by first lady michelle obama. >> the next award goes to youth radio. >> students in oakland watch a live feed of first lady michelle obama awarding youth radio with the national arts and humanities youth program award. it is one of just a dozen after school arts programs recognized from across the country. >> i think youth radio has been doing amazing work for years and years. it's really great that we're finally getting recognized for the work that we do for this community. >> the program has helped to groom young journalists, fosters budding musicians and helps many kids find their niche in the media world. it's cool to hear. >> you said you were listening to them? >> yeah, they have them on local radio. >> very nice. good luck to all you youngsters out there. good luck to you, mike inouye, telling us what's happening on the road. >> thank you, thank you, thank you very much. my wife has worked with some folks from youth radio. outstanding group of folks. we're looking over to the san mateo bridge crossing the bay, outstanding group of folks here heading west with
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
the dress michelle obama wore for last night? she's worn the dress two times before. and believe it or not it's actually a move that's earning her rave reviews. that's our hot topic tonight. we want to know if you're a fan of this move. find us on facebook and we want to know about how you feel about michelle obama wearing the same dress again over in public. >>> picture this. you've been told you have to get out, get out of your home in ten minutes. >> that's not long. in fact that's how long abc2news has been on the air now. what do you take with you? important documents? >>> it's a question that people have faced with severe weather in recent weeks. charley crowson works with you tonight. >> it's been a week since sandy destroyed homes and neighborhoods and thousands with no where to go. and it's the pleas that are often the most heartbreaking. >> we have nothing. >> reporter: while the peak of the storm missed maryland by just 100 miles we're just as vonnerrable to disaster here large and small. to give yourself the best chance, you need to prepare and do it now. >> you need to
KICU
Nov 19, 2012 7:00pm PST
michelle obama was giving out honors and hugs to students today. you probably heard them but you've never seen them. >>> another storm is heading our way, meteorologist will tell us when the rain will arrive. and if you're on the go or just away from the tv, you can watch the newscast live on your computer, smart phone or tablet. get the app or go to ktvu.com. oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >>> helping people get out of town. the agency will operate longer trains on wednesday for passengers trying to get to san francisco and international airports. longer trains will be available on sunday that's when many travelers will r expect today return home. >>> changes we will definitely be seeing and feel this time tomorrow. >>
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
hour before election day. you are watching michelle obama, the final rally for her husband in des moines iowa. we'll be going there live in a moment. we'll be live here in columbus, but first we want to listen to the first lady. >> the dreams of all americans. and the more i thought about it, the more i knew in my heart that i was describing barack. i knew he could be that president. and for four years, that's exactly what he's done. he has stayed true to himself and with your help he's worked day after day to make this country better to move it forward. he's rescued our economy from the brink of collapse. saved the auto industry. he's passed historic health reform, ended the war in iraq. he's fought so women get equal pay and students can afford college. he's fought for our seniors so they can retire with dignity, and our veterans, so they can get the benefits they earned and the respect they deserve. for four years, barack has been fighting to give every single one of us a fair shot at that great american dream. no matter what we look like or where we come from, or who we lo lov
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 2:35am EST
up to today, election day, first lady michelle obama and ann romney have higher approval ratings than their husbands. no surprise. >> no kidding. they're not the ones elected. that's a bogus number. exhausted and emotional, in the final hours, both relied heavily on the candidates' wives. abc's sharyn alfonsi reports on their workload. >> reporter: for michelle obama and ann romney, it is the end of a long grueling road. >> it is an emotional day for me, because i were i could tell you what i learned. >> reporter: they have been there every step of the way from the photo-ops. >> may i introduce to you. >> to the stump speeches. >> this is our time. >> reporter: to the conventions. >> michelle, i love you so much. what a lucky man i am. >> ann would have succeeded at anything she wanted to do. >> reporter: both women displaying equal parts charm. >> i love you so much. >> reporter: and steely endurance. >> we have been in so many of your communities. >> reporter: michelle obama's been a key fund raiser campaigning at 191 events. >> it sound like you are fired up and ready to go. >> rep
Univision
Nov 24, 2012 5:35am PST
tirado por dos caballos, michelle obama y sus hijas recibieron el árbol de navidad, donde mide 19 pies de altura, fue traido desde carolina del norte, la asociación
SFGTV
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
. finally the partnership for a healthier america which works with the private sector and our first lady, michelle obama, to address the epidemic of child
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am EST
president and first lady michelle obama are in chicago where they'll spend election day and watch the results roll in. >>> mitt romney was working until the very last minute in hopes of winning the election. he this morning and off to cleveland and pittsburgh, the rallies with supporters there, hoping that they head to the polls and cast a ballot for him. pennsylvania has long been a democratic stronghold. >>> well, outside groups, including super pacs, nonprofit advocacy groups have spent nearly $53 until just on virginia senate race alone which is the top in the nation. >> we get to kristin fisher who's at washington elementary school in alexandria where george allen is voting voting this morning. good morning, kristin. what can you tell us? has the candidate arrived? >> apparently we're having -- >> there she is. good morning, kristin. >>reporter: good morning. well, it is a very chilly election morning, but that hasn't stopped virginians from getting out early. look at this line outside the washington mill elementary school in mount vernon. it's at least, almost 200 people deep an
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 10:00pm PST
here on twitter the first lady michelle obama not too long ago has tweeted that this is just a huge moment for them, i'm trying to find the exact wording that she used here. but michelle obama has come out and thanked supporters for everything they've done for her during this campaign and again as you see some of the images of folks in chicago waiting for the president to come out, many people getting on twitter and on facebook to express their opinions about how this election is playing out. as we see some of it although the commentary come in tonight. a lot of celebration, a lot of people are saying they are happy they got the chance to express their opinion. there's the other side, some folks not so happy about it. other folks just happy with the way the process works. others we've even seen some comments about the electoral college. wanting to revisit how the united states handles the elections. some of those issues playing out on social media. just an incredible outpouring of commentary on social media like we've never seen before. you have to consider the fact that twitter lau
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
endurance. >> we've been in so many of the communities. >> michelle obama in a key fund-raiser campaigning in 191 events. and just this weekend romney appearing in five states. >> this is amazing to have this kind of emotion come to us. it makes me believe we can win colorado. >> both women tried to show voters the other side of their husbands.. >> what does mitt wear to bed? the best answer is as little as possible. >> good answer. >> first debate on your 20th wedding anniversary. >> go, figure. >> there is a wedding photo. you look the same. >> yes. >> he's a lot more gray. they have been praised for wit skpin tell jens and wise fashion showses -- choices. now, many saying race too los to call, unfortunately for the campaign neither is on the ballot. >> a northern california man celebrating $13 million super lotto prize he won with a ticket bought in san francisco. he picked up the ticket over a week ago on stockston street. >> the market gets a $65,000 bonus just for selling this ticket. he chose winning numbers himself with help from his grandsonment i'm assuming is going get a cut of
SFGTV2
Nov 20, 2012 1:00pm PST
america which works with the private sector and our first lady, michelle obama, to address the epidemic of childhood obesity, and blue cross blue shield announced the 10 cities will play host to "play streets," and not surprisingly san francisco has been designated as one of the cities. each city will host at least four play street events, by closing streets and opening them up for kids and families to be out and enjoy the public right-of-way in a different way than just passing through it. very much i akin to sunday streets. they will receive funds and technical assistance. an extension of the sunday street umbrella. probably much smaller than a big center street closure. we will work with neighborhoods to identify the ones they would like to us to close - we had a discussion a few months back about being more friendly to these kinds of activities. that concludes my report. >> chairman nolan: members of the board, questions or comments? >> congratulations on the play street grant. i know this board and the public in general has shown his huge appetite for speeding up transit and direct
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
more on the race to the white house. first lady michelle obama is expected to speak any minute now in southern ohio. you're looking at live pictures right now. looks like a gymnasium of the university auditorium there. we'll take you there as soon as michelle obama enters. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. >>> it is indeed crunch time for the presidential candidates. election day is just three days uz way, and both campaigns are making a final push in the battleground states. mitt romney wrapped up a rally in dubuque, iowa. earlier, he was in new hampshire and later he makes two stops in colorado. president obama was in ohio, then he's in wisconsin and iowa and he ends the day in virginia. now to the latest on the aftermath of superstorm sandy. gas is now being rationed in 12 counties in new jersey in an effort to cut down on wait times. people there have been waiting in very long lines for miles and for hours to gas up their cars and get fuel for generators. >> i was in li
FOX News
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
you had the picture of michelle obama and then the two girls, sasha and malia who have grown in lovely young women out of the public idea to credit to michelle obama's mother who has done that. coming out of it. wherdoes president obama go from here? a lot of things are said never election. whereas mitt romney's speech was so gracious last night, president obama's left me a little flat. though i think everyone can feel that emotion with all the applauding. interesting to me that republicans, one of the things we talked about in the primary was republicans are going to have to win the independent vote. romney and all the polls, winning the independent vote. it turns out after america votes, that democrats don't even need to go for the independent vote anymore. if president obama wants to achieve big things he has the reach across aisle. president bush when he won in 2004, comes out of that after he won a device i victory like president obama. he tried to do two major things. social security reform and immigration reform. on both of those things, his own party in particular did not help
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
we showed you a tweet from ann romney and first lady michelle obama has been reaching out and we can see what she said. she tweeted this. all of our hard work these past 18 months comes down to what happens right now she says. let's not leave anything to chance. now some of these tweets are written by campaign staffers but this one was actually signed with michelle obama's initials which is to indicate that she wrote it herself. now in the last hour, over on the gop side chairman of the republican party here in california. tom ballacarro seemed happy from the east coast results. expect a long night for california propositions. we want you to talk to us this election night and would like to hear from you. you can join the conversation by going to facebook.com/ktvu or find us on tweeter@ktvu. you can use the hatch tag, ktvu 2012 for that election conversation that we will be having tonight. >>> we are continuing to track the latest election results, especially the results coming in, in some of the key states including virginia, florida and ohio. the presidential election could hing
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am PST
michelle obama will host an awards ceremony honoring some of the nation's artistic youth. mrs. obama is the honorary chair of the president's committee on the arts and humanities. she will speak about the importance of after school programs and out of school arts and humanities education. >>> talks are set to resume today between the locked out national hockey league and the players union in new york city. it's the first meeting for the two sides in two weeks. >>> and we want to wish a very happy birthday to our own ann curry. she turns 56 years young today. happy birthday. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. tonight, be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> here's a look at what's coming up later on the "today" show. in a today exclusive, hear from a veteran filing a lawsuit in last week's texas train accident that claimed the lives of four of his fellow veterans. >>> and a week of thanksgiving concerts kicks off this morning with flo rida. keep it on this channel for cont
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 9:00am EST
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FOX
Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
. first lady, michelle obama, presented them with a national arts and humanities youth program award. the nonprofit was chosen from a pool of 350 organizations. youth radio teaches students nationwide about media, careers, leadership and team work. >>> president obama is making history today by becoming the first u.s. president to set foot in cambodia. he and secretary of state, hillary clinton, are attending an east asia summit. this is the final leg of a four- day trip which also included a first-ever bit of to burma. he praised the country's progress towards die mockcy but urged further reform. >> the flickers of progress that we've seen must not be extend gived. they must be strengthened and become a shining north star for all of this nation's people. >> the president also met with democratic freedom activist, aung san suu kyii, who spent 15 years under house arrest. >>> at this hour, hundreds of families in san jose are receiving much-needed help for the holidays. janine de la vega live in san jose where a holiday foot giveaway is going on right now. so is there enough food for
CNN
Nov 23, 2012 11:00am PST
christmas at the white house. first lady michelle obama was presented with the official white house christmas tree. >> it's a go. good. we can have christmas now. >> thank you so much. >> daughter sasha and malia gave the 19 footer from north carolina the onceover. michelle obama gives it thumbs up, says we'll take it. meanwhile, the oregon state university men's basketball team got the presidential treatment this thanksgiving. president obama seen here joking with the team. first lady invited the team and her brother, who is the coach to have dinner with the family. >>> just ahead, two women fired after a picture surfaces on facebook. one of them is flipping the bird during a trip to the tomb of the unknowns. is this fair? we're on the case. >>> plus, two people dead and a dozen in serious condition. did you see this? a tragic pileup involving 100 vehicles on a highway. we're now hearing what's to blame here. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why shoul
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
mate and the real stars in the race for the white house, first lady michelle obama and ann romney, both have higher approval ratings than their husbands. they've been putting that to work in these final days. they're going all out. >> they're going all out. in the final hours, both candidates are counting on the candidates' wives to reel in the undecided voters. for michelle obama and ann romney, it's a long grueling road. >> it's an emotional day for me because i wish i could tell you what i've learned on the road. >> reporter: they've been there every step of the way from the photo ops. >> may i introduce to you -- >> reporter: to some speeches. >> this sour time. >> reporter: to the convention speeches. >> michelle, i love you so much, what a lucky man i am. >> ann would have succeeded at anything she wanted to do. >> reporter: more more than a year, both women displaying equal parts charm. >> -- love you so much. >> reporter: and steely endurance. >> we've been in so many of your communities. >> reporter: michelle obama has campaigned at 191 events. >> it sounds like you're fi
NBC
Nov 23, 2012 11:00am PST
ash county to washington. you can see first lady michelle obama along with her daughters welcoming the tree to the white house. >>> speaking of christmas trees, bay area cities are getting ready to ring in the christmas season. you can come on downtown to san jose. that's where i will be tonight opening the ice skating rink at 5:30 tonight. olympic gold medalist kris kristi yamaguchi will be there. then our own meteorologist christina loren will be at san francisco's square lighting the tree. this is the 48th annual tree lighting there. that gets under way at 5:30 tonight. looking forward to it. >> oh, yes, indeed. >> we have to bundle up? >>> it will be chilly out there in san jose and san francisco. temperatures feeling like the 50s because of the winds we're expecting to pick up. you can meet our own marla tellez out there tonight in san jose. christmas in the park. we meet back here on cyber monday. the christmas tree will be all lit up. we are looking forward to that. as we head through the day, clear conditions prevail. it is beautiful out there. winds are picking up a touch.
Comedy Central
Nov 6, 2012 10:30am PST
just a few-- first lady michelle obama. san antonio mayor julian castro. new york mayor corey booker. education secretary arne duncan. singer/songwriter james taylor. even the symbol of our country, the american flag. how could you betray me like that, flagworth. i should string you up on a pole. ( laughter ) folks, all of these people were on my show and, therefore, received the coveted colbert bump. and the success, the success of the dem convention can mean only one thing-- the bump has gone rogue. ( laughter ) i've lost control of it. now, folks, i prayed this day would never come, but evidently, even god was powerless to stop the bump. probably because he's never gotten it. come on my show, mr. god! ( cheers and applause ) now, answer my calls. never answers. now i know what you're thinking, stephen, you created the bump. surely you can take it away from these democrats. no, it's not that simple. you see, all bumps operate on the same frequency. it's just like wifi-- only you can't tuz to watch porn at starbucks. ( laughter ) to recall even one bump, you must recall them
CBS
Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
arts and youth program award from first lady michelle obama. it teaches students about the media and important issues in society. >>> another big step tomorrow for the warriors plans to build a 17,000 seat arena on the san francisco waterfront. we report in today's chronicle two powerful labor unions are expected to join forces and urge the board of supervisors to approve the deal. the project will create thousands of construction jobs. >>> san francisco's first emergency shelter is open tonight to provide shelter and warmth to the homeless. -- it will offer shelter for a few weeks. >>> two nfl players, with roots in oakland, handed out turkeys in their community today. this is the 6th year seattle seahawks, lynch and former 49er, josh johnson teamed up for the give away. not only did needy families get a turkey but a letter from both of them. [music] >>> music lovers absolute their favorites. who walked away a winner at the ma's? ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 3:30pm PST
: michelle obama will join the president in iowa for his final event tomorrow night. kristen welker, nbc news, traveling with the president in cincinnati, ohio. >>> meantime tonight mitt romney is barrelling through a few states of his own. >> reporter: anticipating a dramatic finale -- >> two more days. two more days and we can get to work rebuilding our country. >> reporter: mitt romney this weekend is racing through eight events in seven states. >> we have got to change course because unless we do, we may be looking at another recession. let's make sure we get everyone out to vote on tuesday. >> reporter: governor romney's carefully crafted final pitch that he would be a bipartisan leader. and he has this new line -- >> don't boo, vote. voting is the best revenge. >> they asked their supporters to vote for revenge. for revenge. instead i ask the american people to vote for love of country. >> reporter: and while upbeat, mr. romney made this acknowledgement. >> if the president were to be re-elected. >> boo! >> it's possible. but not likely. >> reporter: this afternoon, new jersey gove
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